Reading List

This is the main list of books I've read, organized alphabetically by author. If you're looking for a list of books I've read recently or challenges I'm working on, click the tab immediately to the right of this one.

Ackerman, Jennifer
  • Ah-Choo!: The Uncommon Life of the Common Cold [review]
Alender, Katie
  • Bad Girls Don't Die [review]
Alexie, Sherman
  • The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian [review]
  • Flight [review]
  • The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven [review]
Axe, David
Ba, Mariama
Bancroft, Lundy
  • Why Does He Do That? Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men [review]
Barbery, Muriel
  • Gourmet Rhapsody [review]
  • The Elegance of the Hedgehog [review]
Basye, Dale E.
  • Circles of Heck: Blimpo
  • Circles of Heck: Fibble [review]
  • Circles of Heck: Snivel [review]
bell hooks
  • Ain't I a Woman? Black Women and Feminism
  • Feminism is for Everybody [review]
Benjamin, Rich
  • Searching for Whitopia [review]
Blackman, Malorie
  • Naughts and Crosses [review]
Bourdain, Anthony
  • Kitchen Confidential [review]
Breyer, Stephen
  • Making Our Democracy Work [review]
Brown, Mike
  • How I Killed Pluto (And Why It Had It Coming) [review]
Bryson, Bill
Brown, Jennifer
Browning, Elizabeth Barrett
  • Sonnets from the Portuguese [review]

Calvino, Italo
  • If on a Winter's Night a Traveler [review]
Condie, Ally
Collins, Suzanne

Dawkins, Richard
  • The God Delusion 
  • The Greatest Show on Earth
Diaz, Junot
  • The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao [review]
Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan
  • A Study in Scarlet [review]
  • The Sign of Four [review]
  • The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes [review]

Edin, Kathryn and Kefalas, Maria
  • Promises I Can Keep: Why Poor Women Put Motherhood Before Marriage [review]
Elliott, Carl
  • White Coat, Black Hat [review]
Eugenides, Jeffrey
Fforde, Jasper
  • One of Our Thursdays is Missing [review]
  • Shades of Grey [review]
  • Something Rotten [review]
  • Thursday Next: First Among Sequels [review]
Fine, Cordelia
  • Delusions of Gender [review]
Forman, Gayle
Frey, James
  • A Million Little Pieces [review]
Frost, Randy O. and Steketee, Gail
  • Stuff: Compulsive Hoarding and the Meaning of Things [review]


Gilman, Charlotte Perkins
Goldberg, Michelle
  • The Means of Reproduction

Hammett, Dashiell
  • The Maltese Falcon [review]
Harris, Sam
  • Letter to a Christian Nation [review]
  • The Moral Landscape [review]
Hays, Sharon
  • Flat Broke with Children: Women in the Age of Welfare Reform [review]
Heller, Joseph
Hohn, Donovan

Ibsen, Henrik



Larson, Eric
  • The Devil in the White City [review]
Larsson, Stieg
  • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo [review]
Levitt, Steven D. and Dubner, Stephen J.
Levy, Ariel
  • Female Chauvinist Pigs [review]
Lipsyte, Sam
Loewen, James

MacIntyre, Ben
  • Operation: Mincemeat [review]
Markoe, Merrill and Prieboy, Andy
  • The Psycho Ex Game [review]
McCafferty, Megan
McKenna, Maryn
  • Superbug: The Fatal Menace of MRSA [review]
Mill, John Stuart and Harriet Taylor
  • The Subjection of Women [review]
Moore, Christopher
Morrison, Toni
Murray, Paul
Myracle, Lauren

Offit, Paul
  • Deadly Choices: How the Anti-Vaccine Movement Threatens Us All [review]
  • Vaccinated: One Man's Quest to Defeat the World's Deadliest Diseases [review]
Oliver, Lauren
Orenstein, Peggy
  • Cinderella Ate My Daughter [review]

Pearson, Mary
  • The Adoration of Jenna Fox [review]
Phelps, M. William
  • The Devil's Rooming House [review]


Rivlin, Gary
Riggs, Ransom
  • Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children [review]
Ronson, Jon
  • The Psychopath Test [review]
Saadawai, Nawal
  • God Dies by the Nile [review]
Sachar, Louis
Sedaris, David
  • When You Are Engulfed in Flames [review]
Sepetys, Ruta
  • Between Shades of Gray [review]
Simmons, Rachel
  • Odd Girl Out: The Hidden Culture of Aggression in Girls [review]
Skloot, Rebecca
  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Smith, Martin J. and Patrick J. Kiger
Smith, Rick and Lourie, Bruce
  • Slow Death by Rubber Duck: The Secret Danger of Everyday Things [review]
Steinbeck, John
Stern, Jessica

Thackeray, William Makepeace
Thompson, Gabriel
  • Working in the Shadows [review]
Tully, John
  • The Devil's Milk: A Social History of Rubber [review]


Valenti, Jessica

Warren, Elizabeth and Amelia Tayagi
  • The Two Income Trap [review]
Washington, Harriet A.
Williams, Carol Lynch
    Westerfeld, Scott
    Whitney, Daisy
    Wollstonecraft, Mary
    • A Vindication of the Rights of Woman [review]
    Wolf, Naomi
    Woolf, Virginia
    • A Room of One's Own [review]